tourism

Golf Fans Expected to Boost Kentucky Tourism Figures

Jul 31, 2014
courier-journal.com

State tourism officials are always working to make Kentucky a common vacation destination.  The Commonwealth will next week be a popular site for golf fans.

Tourism contributed more than $12 billion to Kentucky's economy in 2013. Tourism was responsible for more than 175,000 jobs in Kentucky last year, and those jobs generated more than $2.8 billion in wages. Bob Stewart is secretary of Kentucky’s Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet. He talked with Tom Martin about some of the latest trends in Kentucky tourism.